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04 Jan Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

3 Reasons to Stop Cherry Picking Your Workouts

Nigel O’Connor, owner of CrossFit Basingstoke (http://www.crossfitbasingstoke.co.uk ) in the UK, tried an experiment a little while ago. He didn’t post his gym’s workouts on their blog for one week. All hell broke loose! “It was like I told them Christmas was cancelled,” O’Connor said. “As much as I try to educate my members that […]

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06 Dec Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

Are you pacing yourself properly?

One of the biggest mistakes athletes make—especially inexperienced ones—is mis-pacing their conditioning workouts. They go out too hard and hit a wall. Fly and die. It’s painful for the athlete, and almost as painful for the coach to watch. It occurred to me recently that many athletes don’t even realize how much they mis-pace a […]

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24 Nov Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

Double amrap fun!

Some tips for today’s work. Keep the pace steady on the beginning of the clean and jerks so you can finish strong at the end of the set.  Hustle between transitions and go for unbroken sets since there is a bit of rest built into every transition. The single arm swings are Russian height, and make […]

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14 Nov Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

Week four of front squat box squats

Are you starting to get a hang of the front box squat? Are you below parallel or almost there? This week I want you to really focus on driving up off the box in the same position as you lowered down in. Let’s stay as upright as we can, drive those knees out and use […]

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25 Oct Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

Prescription for a great life – Tip 2

Lifting weights is just part of the puzzle for a great life 2. Clean Eating (90% of the time): Although diets will differ from person to person depending on your wants and needs, we believe for optimal health, your diet should consist mostly of whole, unprocessed foods—90% of the time. The other 10% simply means […]

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